Carrion Call

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  • Provenance

    Lazarides, London
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in June 2009

  • Exhibited

    London, Haunch of Venison, Mythologies, 12 March - 25 April 2009, pp. 132, 205 (another version exhibited and illustrated, p. 133)

  • Literature

    ‘Polly Morgan’, We find wildness, 28 January 2010, online (another version illustrated)
    Kisa Lala, ‘Sculpting Corpses: A Conversation With Taxidermy Artist Polly Morgan’, HUFFPOST, 5 October 2011, online (another version illustrated)
    What Do Artist's Do All Day - Polly Morgan, BBC, 25 March 2013, 9:04-10:30 mins (another version illustrated)
    Damien Shalley, ‘Former Things – The Taxidermy of Polly Morgan’, Bear Skin Digital - The Art of Narrative, 1 April 2015, online (another version illustrated)
    ‘Racing against the clock to get to the pickeling! An Interview with taxidermist Kim Zoe Wagner’, Haüshizzle Interiors and Inspirations, 2016, online (another version illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    '...something dead becomes a nest for new life. Coffins are fairly egg-shaped. It’s a symbol of life triumphing, emerging from death.'- Polly Morgan

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Carrion Call

taxidermy quail chicks and wood
47 x 35 x 94 cm (18 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 37 in.)
Executed in 2009.

Estimate
£3,000 - 5,000 • ♠

sold for £1,875

Contact Specialist
Simon Tovey
Head of Sale
+44 20 7318 4084

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London Auction 11 April 2018